Up and Down the Sunset

 

up and down the sunset

a sphere of tiny flies dance

first blossom

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This poem was inspired by spring unexpectedly interrupting February.  And, to finish, here’s the La’s –

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A Whirl

 

a whirl awhile

the weary ballet dancer lands

in a puff of dust

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #673, Rehearsal, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, which gave Edgar Degas’ painting “Dance Rehearsal in the Studio of the Opera” as our inspiration. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Elton John –
 

Jangling Sun

 

jangling sun

dances round bare feet in summer

a dropped tambourine

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #672, Summertime, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, which gave Rihard Jakopič’s painting “Sonce” as our inspiration. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Nina Simone –